Freight dimensioner

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  1. hotrodd

    hotrodd Active Member

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    Does anyone think that the new freight dimensioners at all the bigger terminals are making us lose freight to other companies do to higher pricing or is it just slow for everbody. Seems like our freight levels dropped off when we got ours.
     
  2. Snark Monkey

    Snark Monkey Well-Known Member

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    Getting rid of junk freight is never bad. Unless you are a worthless, lazy, salesrep.
     
  3. hotrodd

    hotrodd Active Member

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    Some of it may be junk some of it not but if a customers freight is found to be oversized it gets a big up charge.
     
  4. drummerforhire

    drummerforhire Well-Known Member

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    Just keeping the customers honest. Nearly every company does it in some way or another. We also have guys who go around and crack open crates to make sure the freight code is correct.
     
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  5. NiteVizion

    NiteVizion Active Member

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    Freight levels in Riv are pretty much the same. Slowest was at the beginning of year.
     
  6. a9faninnc

    a9faninnc Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have sen an uptick in freight the last couple of weeks.Whether it sustains itself is another question.
     
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  7. mildew

    mildew Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Loaded heavy lately.
     

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